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  • WESTSIDE ROAD WILDFIRE UPDATE: Air activity in fire battle today; evacuation order still in place

    KELOWNA – It’s expected there will be aerial activity with at least four helicopters working today along with 60 BC Wildfire Service firefighters and equipment on the ground in the attack against the Westside Road wildfire.

    The fire area is located approximately 17 kilometers northwest of downtown Kelowna. Both the City of Kelowna and City of West Kelowna are located well away from the actual fire scene.
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A pumpkin patch in a garden in Kamloops.
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Pumpkins are reaching maturity and turning orange in many backyards in Kamloops and the Okanagan as Halloween approaches but with reports of frosty nights coming, some residents are wondering if they should pull their pumpkins off the vine early.

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